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Euro 2020: Fiola earns Hungary a point against France
Budapest, June 19 (IANS) Hungary produced a brave defensive display while France were guilty of missing a host of chances as the two sides drew their Euro 2020 Group F game 1-1 in the Ferenc Puskas Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Football
India can be reasonably satisfied after 'opening' day's play
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 19 (IANS) In a crucial, prestigious winners-take-all Test for the mantle of crickets official and undisputed world champions, India have reason to be satisfied with their performance, having denied greater inroads to New Zealand, who called correctly with the coin in conditions distinctly advantageous to swing bowlers.
2021-06-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Fans resort to boos, Kohli annoyed as bad light plays spoilsport
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) Fans at the Hampshire Bowl on Saturday resorted to boos after the third session of the second day's play in the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand was interrupted by poor light for the third time in a day.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympic qualification: Indian women archers aim for bullseye
Paris, June 19 (IANS) All eyes are on the Indian women recurve team as it lines up on Sunday with the goal of earning an Olympic team quota place at an Olympic qualification tournament.
2021-06-19
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
One-off women's Test: India fighting back to avoid defeat (Tea)
Bristol, June 19 (IANS) Indian women put up a fight for survival, taking a 78-run lead as they reached 243/8 wickets at tea on the fourth and final day of the one-off Test against England here on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
When Milkh's name in Arjuna Awards' list created a furore
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Athletics legend Milkha Singh had the courage to speak up against the system when his name was included in the list of Arjuna Award for lifetime contribution to sports in 2001.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
WTC final: Kohli holds on as India reach 120/3 at tea on Day 2
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) India were 120/3 when they were forced to take an early tea break due to poor visibility here on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand at the Hampshire Bowl.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
WTC final: Umpire Illingworth helps NZ save a review
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) Umpire Richard Illingworth's confusion, which led him to refer an appeal against Indian skipper Virat Kohli to the TV umpire, helped New Zealand save a review on the second day of the World Test Championship (WTC) final here at the Hampshire Bowl.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Track legend Milkha Singh laid to rest with full state honours
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Chandigarh on Saturday bid a tearful farewell to 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh (91), who passed away at the PGI Hospital here after a prolonged battle with Covid-19 late on Friday night.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
American Crouser breaks 31-year-old shot put world record
Eugene, June 19 (IANS) Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the 31-year-old world record of Randy Barnes in men's shot put at the US Olympic Trials, recording a throw of 23.37 metres here.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Athletics
Milkha's mantra: Cross-country running, climbing hill with stones
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The secret behind late Milkha Singh's consistent performances at international level in 400m races was cross-country running which he did while building up for main competitions during his time in the Indian Army.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Women's one-off Test: Deepti's gritty knock keeps India afloat
Bristol, June 19 (IANS) Indian women wiped off the deficit and took a six-run lead as they went into lunch at 171/3 in the second innings thanks to Deepti Sharma's gritty 168-ball 54 which ended just before the break on the fourth and final day of the one-off Test against England here.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
WTC final: India lose openers, go to lunch at 69/2
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) India were 69 for two at lunch on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand here at the Hampshire Bowl on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics organisers may further reduce overseas delegates by 25,000
Tokyo, June 19 (IANS) The Tokyo 2020 organisers could further reduce the number of foreign delegates attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games by as much as 25,000 to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19 during the showpiece event next month.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
City administration let Milkha down on synthetic track
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Milkha Singh's efforts for a synthetic running track in the city went in vain as his proposal, which he had made during his 21-year tenure as head of Chandigarh athletics body, couldn't see the light of day due to apathy from administration.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
Punjab CM announces Milkha Singh Chair in Patiala sports varsity
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced a Milkha Singh Chair at the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University in Patiala in memory of the legendary athlete who passed away on Friday night due to Covid complications at the age of 91.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
ISL side Hyderabad FC sign young striker Aaren D'Silva
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Hyderabad FC have signed 23-year-old striker Aaren D'Silva on a three-year contract till the end of the 2023-24 season, the club announced on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Dinner invite from Milkha invaluable, says man who broke his record
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Former athlete Paramjeet Singh said he was honoured to be invited by Milkha Singh for dinner at his residence in Chandigarh after he broke the legend's 38-year-old national record in 400 metres at a domestic meet in 1998.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
India wear black armbands to honour Milkha Singh
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) The Indian cricket team that took the field for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand is wearing black armbands in memory of sprint king Milkha Singh, who passed away on Friday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
American shot putter Crouser smashes world record in Eugene
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the 31-year-old men's shot put world record as he topped the US Olympic trials event in Eugene, Oregon.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
WTC final: New Zealand win toss, elect to bowl
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl in the World Test Championship final against India here at the Hampshire Bowl on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dream Sports Foundation extends aid to Covid-hit sports professionals
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Over 3,500 sports professionals across 29 sports -- including 3,300 current and retired athletes -- have received financial and equipment support from Dream Sports Foundation (DSF) through its 'Back on Track' initiative to tide over the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Milkha wanted to see an Indian win Olympic athletics medal
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Sprint king Milkha Singh, who missed an Olympic medal by a whisker 60 years ago, wanted to see an Indian win an Olympic medal in athletics -- a dream that remained unfulfilled.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Young Kerala cricketer mesmerises India skipper Mithali, industrialist Mahindra
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A six-year-old girl, Mehak Fathima, from Kozhikode in Kerala has caught the attention of India women's Test team captain Mithali Raj and industrialist Anand Mahindra after she posted a video of her batting practice in full cricketing gear on Instagram recently.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SL middle order big worry for coach Mickey Arthur
London, June 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricket coach Mickey Arthur is worried about the lack of depth in the middle order as his team gears up to take on England in six white-ball matches, beginning with a T20 International in Cardiff on June 23.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India should have had a fast-bowling all-rounder in playing XI: Mishra
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Veteran leg-spinner and a member of the Indian Premier League (IPL) side Delhi Capitals, Amit Mishra feels that while the India playing XI for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand "looks great", a fast-bowling all-rounder could have further strengthened the side.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Aussie players will find it hard to justify going back to IPL: Finch
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) Australia's white-ball skipper Aaron Finch has expressed his "surprise" at so many players pulling out of the tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh and said that "they would find it hard to justify going back and playing the second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL)".
2021-06-19
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Good competition to bowl to Shafali: England spinner Sophie
Bristol, June 19 (IANS) England left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone feels that bowling to India's prolific run-getter Shafali Verma is an interesting challenge as one "never knows what's going to happen".
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
West Indies' Gabriel takes 2, SA's Elgar slams 77 as honours even on Day I
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 19 (IANS) West Indies right-arm fast bowler Shannon Gabriel took two crucial wickets on his return to Test cricket, but South Africa battled back thanks to half-centuries from skipper Dean Elgar (77) and wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock (59 not out) to close Day 1 of the second Test on 218/5 on Friday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Need more Test exposure to avoid collapses: Smriti Mandhana
Bristol, June 19 (IANS) India batter Smriti Mandhana, who had slammed a patient 78 in the first innings against the England women's team in the one-off Test here, said her players need more Test exposure to forge a better understanding among themselves in the closing stages of every session.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Milkha's cremation in Chandigarh at 5pm with state honours
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Tributes have been pouring across the globe as legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, 91, whose 400 metres Indian national record stood for 38 years and the 400 metres Asian record for 26 years, died at the age of 91 after a long battle with COVID-19 on Friday night.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
Euro 2020: England forced to goalless draw with Scotland
London, June 19 (IANS) England were held to a goalless tie with their oldest rivals Scotland in the second-round Group D match at the Euro 2020 at Wembley.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Copa America: Rodriguez fires Argentina to win over Uruguay
Brasilia (Brazil), June 19 (IANS) A first-half strike from Guido Rodriguez fired Argentina to a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in their Copa America Group B match here on Friday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Euro 2020: Czech, Croatia keep qualifying chances alive after 1-1 draw
Glasgow, June 19 (IANS) The Czech Republic and Croatia drew their European Championship Group D match 1-1 in Hampden Park in a game that was always tense, but never quite caught fire in the penalty areas.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Milkha Singh: The 'Flying Sikh' no one could catch (Profile)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A glimpse into the stupendous athletics career of legendary Milkha Singh, who passed away on Friday aged 91, can be had from this mind boggling fact: his 400 metres Indian national record stood for 38 years and the 400m Asian record for 26 years. In 1960 in Rome, he came closest to winning an individual Olympic Games medal as an Indian, in 400m, eventually finishing fourth in a photo finish.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Milkha Singh's death an end of era: Amarinder
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Describing the death of legendary athlete Milkha Singh with post-Covid complications, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said it was the end of an era and India and Punjab "are poorer".
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
Country lost a colossal sportsperson: Modi
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Condoling the demise of legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, 91, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the country has lost a colossal sportsperson.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Legendary athlete Milkha Singh passes away at 91
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, popularly known as 'Flying Sikh, passed away in a local hospital here at 11.30 p.m. on Friday, said a statement from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, where he was being treated for Covid-related complications.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
Legendary athlete Milkha Singh dead
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, 91, passed away in a local hospital here at 11.30 pm on Friday, said a statement from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, where he was being treated for Covid-related complications.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
Rublev enters semi-finals of Halle Open tennis
Halle (Germany), June 19 (IANS) Russia's Andrey Rublev beat seasoned pro and local star Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6(4), 6-2 in 81 minutes to enter the semi-finals of Halle Open tennis on Friday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Berrettini enters Queen's Club tennis semi-finals
London, June 18 (IANS) Matteo Berrettini beat Daniel Evans 7-6(5), 6-3 at Queen's Club Championships on Friday to reach his third ATP Tour career semi-finals on grass.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
2nd Test: Windies reduce South Africa to 44/3 at lunch on Day 1
St Lucia, June 18 (IANS) West Indies reduced South Africa to 44 for three at lunch on the first day of second Test after winning the toss and electing to bowl here on Friday.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Women's Test: Shafali saves India from slipping on rainy day (Ld)
Bristol, June 18 (IANS) Opener Shafali Verma on Friday once again led from the front with an aggressive rear-guard, unbeaten 55 as the Indian women's team ended the rain-affected third day of the one-off Test at 83 for one wicket after host England asked them to follow on. No play was possible after tea due to rain.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Euro 2020: Sweden beat Slovakia 1-0
St. Petersburg, June 18 (IANS) Sweden overcame a poor first half to claim a vital 1-0 win against Slovakia in Euro 2020 here on Friday.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
WTC final could overrun into unusual 6th day
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 18 (IANS) The chances of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand -- dubbed by the ICC as 'The Ultimate Test' -- spilling over into a sixth day's play hovered on the horizon, after incessant rain comprehensively put paid to the opening day's proceedings here on Friday.
2021-06-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indian women 83/1 in 2nd innings as rain forces early end to 3rd day
Bristol, June 18 (IANS) Following on, India were 83 for one wicket as rain forced an early end to the third and penultimate day's play in the one-off Test against England here on Friday. When play was called off, opener Shafali was batting on 55 (68 balls, 11x4s) and Deepti Sharma, promoted to No.3, was on 18 (66 balls, 2x4s). England had scored 396/9 declared in their first innings and India were all out for 231 in reply.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
TT, darts, Shafali's batting help players pass time on rainy day
Southampton, June 18 (IANS) The Indian and New Zealand cricket teams passed their time on Friday playing darts, table-tennis and monodeal cards as rain washed out play on the first day of the World Test Championship final.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Women's one-off Test: Shafali's brisk 50 helps India reduce deficit (Tea)
Southampton, June 18 (IANS) Opener Shafali Verma once again led from the front with an aggressive innings -- batting 55 (68 balls) -- as the Indian women's cricket team went into tea interval at 83 for one after they were host England asked them to follow on on the third day of the one-off Test.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India likely to stick to XI named before rain: Fielding coach
Southampton, June 18 (IANS) India are looking to stick to the playing XI they announced on Thursday for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand at Hampshire Bowl even though they have an option to change it before the toss takes place.
2021-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Covid-hit Milkha Singh's health deteriorates
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) The health condition of Covid-hit former India sprinter Milkha Singh has deteriorated with fever and de-saturation, the doctors said on Friday.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Sports